Diogenes

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  • an ancient Greek philosopher and Cynic who rejected social conventions (circa 400-325 BC)

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  • an ancient Greek philosopher and Cynic who rejected social conventions (circa 400-325 BC)

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  • Diogenes of Sinope: "Diogenes" redirects here. For other uses, see Diogenes (disambiguation). Diogenes of Sinope (/daɪˈɒdʒəˌniːz/; Greek: Διογένης ὁ Σινωπεύς, Diogenēs ho
  • Diogenes Laërtius: Diogenes Laërtius (/daɪˈɒdʒᵻniːz leɪˈɜːrʃiəs/; Greek: Διογένης Λαέρτιος, Diogenēs Laertios; fl. c. 3rd century AD) was a biographer of the Greek philosophers
  • Diogenes (disambiguation): philosopher Diogenes of Sinope (412–323 BC), better known as Diogenes the Cynic or simply Diogenes. Diogenes may also refer to: Diogenes of Apollonia
  • Diogenes Verlag: The Diogenes Verlag (short: Diogenes) is a Swiss publisher in Zurich, founded in 1952 by Daniel Keel (de), with a focus on literature, plays and cartoons
  • Constantine Diogenes: For other people named Constantine Diogenes, see Constantine Diogenes (disambiguation). Constantine Diogenes (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Διογένης; died 1032)
  • Diogenes of Babylon: Seleucia, see Diogenes of Seleucia. Diogenes of Babylon (also known as Diogenes of Seleucia; Greek: Διογένης Βαβυλώνιος; Latin: Diogenes Babylonius;
  • Nikephoros Diogenes: Nikephoros Diogenes (Greek: Νικηφόρος Διογένης), Latinized as Nicephorus Diogenes, was the son of Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes and Eudokia Makrembolitissa
  • Diogenes of Seleucia: philosopher, also from Seleucia, see Diogenes of Babylon. For the Cynic philosopher, see Diogenes of Sinope. Diogenes of Seleucia (Greek: Διογένης; fl. 2nd
  • Diogenes of Oenoanda: of Diogenes of Oenoanda. University of Michigan Press. ISBN 0-472-10461-6 Smith, Martin Ferguson. (1996), The philosophical inscription of Diogenes of

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* When Alexander the Great visited Diogenes and asked whether he could do anything for the famed teacher, Diogenes replied 'Only stand out of my light.' Perhaps some day we shall know how to heighten creativity. Until then, one of the best things we can do for creative men and women is to stand out of their light. - John W. Gardner

* 'Bury me on my face,' said Diogenes and when he was asked why, he replied, 'Because in a little while everything will be turned upside down.' - Laertius Diogenes


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